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BREAKING: Boris Johnson Resigns As UK PM

Boris Johnson will resign as United Kingdom today, OduNews can confirm.

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Boris Johnson Resigns As PM

The is expected to give a resignation statement outside No 10 Downing Street later.

This is coming after waves of resignation by top members of his cabinet who cited a loss of trust in Johnson’s administration.

The revolt this week was triggered by revelations about the prime minister’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations against former Deputy Chief Whip Chris Pincher.

“The job of a in difficult circumstances, when he has been handed a colossal mandate, is to keep going, and that’s what I’m going to do,” he had said.

Several cabinet ministers reportedly gathered on Wednesday at the office of the to ask him to resign.

The delegation included Grant Shapps, transport secretary; Simon Hart, Welsh secretary; Brandon Lewis, Northern Ireland secretary; and Chris Heaton-Harris, chief whip.

Nadhim Zahawi, the new chancellor who replaced Rishi Sunak, was also believed to be in the delegation.

Johnson became in July 2019 after winning a Tory leadership contest and went on to win a historic landslide general election victory five months after that.

He won the election vowing to “get done” but his government has been dogged by a series of controversies in recent months, not least a police investigation into parties in Downing Street during the lockdown.

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